Sheila Freeman served as Director of Children's Ministries at GFUMC for 18 years, with a love for teaching and reaching children for Christ. Beginning in 2019, Sheila became the Director of Connectional Ministries. Sheila serves Gadsden First UMC by connecting people to the Jesus Christ and with one another through her work with small groups, events, activities and worship opportunities, as well as through the church's website, app, social media platforms and print media. Sheila has four children, Haley (Hoover, AL), Ashley (Carbondale, IL), Kelsey Freeman (Key West, FL) and Michael Freeman (Nashville, TN) and five grandchildren, Kinley, Ruthie, Sophie, Eli and Liam. Sheila enjoys spending time with her family and her hobbies include traveling, tennis and a love of music.